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Babi Yar Remembered

Yevtushenko and Shostakovich in Word and Song

Sep 27, 2006 | 7:00 pm

Monument to Babi Yar victims in Kiev

Commemorate the 65th anniversary of Babi Yar (the 1941 Jewish Massacre in Kiev) with a reading by the poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko and the world premiere of Dimitri Shostakovich’s two-piano version of Symphony No. 13, Babi Yar, performed with an all-male chorus and bass soloist, transcribed especially for the Museum from Shostakovich’s original manuscript. With Misha & Cipa Dichter, piano; Valentin Peytchinov, bass soloist; and Patrick Gardner, conductor

Just prior to this event, Yevtushenko will meet with a small group in seminar format, beginning at 4:00. Click here for details.

Location The Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place Sponsored By Poets House


Sep 27, 2006
7:00 pm
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